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The company is a major player in the manufacturing industry, specializing in the development, production and global distribution of high quality material solutions. With a heritage of more than 100 years, it is celebrated for its cutting-edge designs, expert craftsmanship and strong focus on environmentally friendly practices. Catering for both domestic and commercial projects, the company offers an extensive range of products. The visual and functional aspects of the products are continually improved, ensuring that each product offers exceptional style, comfort and durability. The company's unwavering commitment to quality and environmental protection has earned it great recognition and an excellent reputation in the industry.We are looking for one person to start immediately or by arrangement:

Senior Manager R+D Ceramics
Lead Research and Drive Excellence in Ceramic Product Development
Your responsibilities:

As Senior Manager R+D Ceramics, you will manage a diverse group of researchers, engineers, and technicians, driving innovation and excellence in materials science and product development. You will develop and execute a comprehensive R&D strategy focused on advancing special materials, refining processes, and creating groundbreaking product innovations. Collaborating with cross-functional teams, you will identify emerging market trends, understand customer needs, and leverage technological advancements to stay ahead of the competition. Your role will involve conducting feasibility studies and risk assessments to ensure the viability and success of new product developments. You will oversee the entire design process, from initial concept and prototyping to rigorous testing, ensuring that every material and product meets the highest standards of quality and performance. This position offers the opportunity to make a significant impact in the field of ceramics, leading a team dedicated to pushing the boundaries of what is possible in the industry.

The following tasks are also part of your area of responsibility:

  • Ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations
  • Manage R+D budgets and resource allocation
  • Foster a culture of innovation, creativity, and continuous improvement within the team
  • Stay up-to-date with industry developments and emerging technologies

What you can contribute:

  • Master’s or Ph.D. in Materials Science, Ceramic Engineering, or related field
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in R+D, including leadership roles
  • Strong knowledge of ceramic materials, processing techniques, and characterization methods
  • Proven track record of successful product development and commercialization
  • Excellent project management and communication skills
  • Ability to lead and inspire a team

We offer:

The company offers a competitive salary and bonus structure, ensuring that your contributions are recognized and rewarded. The comprehensive health and wellness benefits support your overall well-being, while professional development opportunities empower you to grow and advance in your career. You'll thrive in a collaborative and dynamic work environment, where innovation and teamwork drive the success.

We look forward to receiving your documents. Please apply via Kienbaum Jobs under the reference number 276276 with your application documents (detailed CV, references, diplomas) under this Link. Please contact us if you have any questions. Discretion and compliance with restriction notices are a matter of course.

Kienbaum Schweiz AG

Dufourstrasse 43 | 8008 Zürich | Carl Leichtle | +41 44 306 42 40 |

Kienbaum AG
Dufourstrasse 43
8008 Zurich, Switzerland